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Kudos to Bryan Griem for his wise and balanced response in The Leader's “In Theory” column (“God, guns and country,” Dec. 29). His point that guns in the hands of a law-abiding citizenry are “peacemakers” stood in sharp...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday hailed the bipartisan support of a bill that would award grants to states that start programs to collect DNA samples of people arrested on suspicion of violent felonies. The legislation, which is headed to...
Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by ObamaA massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city’s chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week applauded a vote by U.S House of Representatives to approve a bill that would award grants to states to implement DNA collection for people arrested for felonies. Originally introduced in 2010, the bill bears the...
David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday. Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
A 58-year-old male inmate from the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles who died Tuesday while getting medical treatment in Burbank was identified as Thomas Chu of Rosemead, officials said Friday. Coroners officials so far have ruled it a...
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This is the second in a two-part series. In last week's Olive Avenue Confidential, former Burbank mover and shaker Scott Schaffer spoke out publicly for the first time since his 2005 arrest and 13-month prison sentence for mixing drugs and guns with bad...
Benjamin Lipsitz, whose commitment to the spirit and letter of the law led him to defend a would-be assassin, a Nazi sympathizer and a craven murderer during a career that spanned more than a half-century, died May 10. He was 94. "He was so...
NEW YORK -- The hatchet-wielding hitchhiker known to his legions of Internet fans as Kai craved freedom, but he also craved coffee. That helped police catch the one-time Internet sensation, Caleb "Kai" McGillvary, 24, who is suspected of murdering a...
Ocoee hopes to set up a network of surveillance cameras to help police keep an eye on the city. The plan, as described to city commissioners by Lt. Mike Bryant, aims to link public and private surveillance devices on a high-speed, wireless network...
I read with interest Del. Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg's critique of Marta Mossburg's interpretation of abortion law ("Mossburg wrong on Md. abortion law," May 9). Though the lawyer-politician has great knowledge and experience in many areas of Maryland...
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